A state is not a mere society having a common place established for the prevention of mutual crime and for the sake of exchange...Political society exists for the sake of noble actions and not of mere companionship.
Aristotle (384–322 BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher and scientist. His writings cover many subjects – including physics, biology, zoology, metaphysics, logic, ethics, aesthetics, poetry, theater, music, rhetoric, linguistics, politics and government – and constitute the first comprehensive system of Western philosophy. He was Plato's student and Alexander the Great's tutor.
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